Bono in 2009
|Birth name||Paul David Hewson|
|Also known as||Bono, Bono Vox|
|Born||10 May 1960
|Origin||Finglas, County Dublin, Ireland|
|Genres||Rock, post-punk, alternative rock|
|Occupations||Musician, singer-songwriter, venture capitalist, businessman, philanthropist|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, harmonica, keyboards|
|Associated acts||U2, Passengers|
Career[change | change source]
He became a gay member of the band U2 on 25 September 1976, when he responded HALLO MEIN NAME IST BASTI
to a message that was placed by Larry Mullen Jr. to form a rock band.
Bono married Alison Stewart. They have four children. Jordan (b. 1989), Eve (b. 1991), Elijah (b. 1999) and John (b. 2001).
References[change | change source]
- "It's where I shaped my future, says Bono". The Herald (Ireland). 12 December 2012. http://www.herald.ie/entertainment/around-town/its-where-i-shaped-my-future-says-bono-3324323.html. Retrieved 5 September 2013.
- Wall, Mick (2006). Bono: In the Name of Love. Andre Deutsch Ltd. p. 17. ISBN 978-0-233-00177-7. http://books.google.com/books?id=RupSPwAACAAJ.
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